An alternative building material. Perhaps not for use in urban areas (local building codes aren't ready for it), but in a rural area it could be possible.

What Is Papercrete

Papercrete is the ultimate building material for preppers, homesteaders, and off grid living enthusiasts. Not only is the building material incredibly inexpensive and Earth-friendly, it is also ext…

sculpture built from hypertufa (aka papercrete) with full instructions on creating an armature, etc.  From Garden Web

-interesting recipe, detailed instructions- sculpture built from hypertufa (aka papercrete) with full instructions on creating an armature, etc. From Garden Web

papercrete instead of hypertufa~NO Cure Time~The basic recipe for papercrete is approximately 3 parts paper pulp, 2 parts portland cement and 1 part perlite and other optional fillers. Getting the paperpulp made to the right consistency is key. Too wet and the mixture is slumpy and if too dry – crumbly. Make small batches to experiment and get your mixture to your liking.

papercrete for fairy gardens, container gardening, crafts, gardening, Dollar store scalloped edge slad bowl mold

DIY Papierbeton Wandtopf und Schalen #upcycling #papercrete

DIY Papierbeton Wandtopf und Schalen

DIY Papierbeton Wandtopf und Schalen #upcycling #papercrete

Chubby PaperCrete Bird Feature Madebybarb

This easy chubby Papercrete bird is made with a mix of concrete and paper fibres over a chickenwire reinforced form based on a sphere shape

How To Make Papercrete: Papercrete is a cement with fibers of some kind in it. These fibers can be just about anything, from paper and cotton to hemp, jute, flax, wool ect. These fibers add strength to the cement, just as glass fibers add strength to fibreglass. In the case of papercrete, these fibers can actually make up the bulk of the mix, resulting in a product that is both lightweight and strong.

How To Make Papercrete,Papercrete is a cement with fibers of some kind in it. These fibers can be just about anything, from paper and cotton to hemp, ect

How To Make Papercrete. Papercrete is the ultimate building material for preppers, homesteaders, and off grid living enthusiasts. Easy and cheap to make.

How To Make Papercrete

How To Make Papercrete. Papercrete is the ultimate building material for preppers, homesteaders, and off grid living enthusiasts.

Papercrete (like hypertufa) basic recipe: approximately 3 parts paper pulp, 2 parts portland cement and 1 part perlite and other optional fillers. Getting the paperpulp made to the right consistency is key. Too wet and the mixture is slumpy and if too dry – crumbly. Make small batches to experiment and get your mixture to your liking.

Papercrete basic recipe: approximately 3 parts paper pulp, 2 parts portland cement and 1 part perlite and other optional fillers. For an container the thickness of the papercrete should be about

How to Make Cardboard Papercrete thumbnail

How to Make Cardboard Papercrete

After pulping cardboard can become a long-lasting papercrete building material.

Papercrete bench great use of collection of odd chairs

Papercrete bench great use of collection of odd chairs - can't wait to do this with some old deck chairs - fantastic idea

How to Build an Earthbag/Papercrete Home — For those interested in green living or homesteading, the prospect of building a self-sufficient home doesn’t have to be a pipe dream. Kelly and Rosana Hart have used earthbags, papercrete, and a few other materials to create such a home that is not only beautiful, it is self-sufficient.

How to Build an Earthbag/Papercrete Home

How to Build an Earthbag/Papercrete Home — For those interested in green living or homesteading, the prospect of building a self-sufficient home doesn’t have to be a pipe dream. Kelly and Rosana Hart have used earthbags, papercrete, and a few other materi

Very good step-by-step to make #Papercrete. A mix of about 3 parts paper pulp, 2 parts Portland cement and 1 part perlite. Lighter than hyperturfa and perfect newspaper recycling. Should also be good to make #raised beds and #retaining walls.

Very good step-by-step to make Papercrete. A mix of about 3 parts paper pulp, 2 parts Portland cement and 1 part perlite. Lighter than hyperturfa and perfect newspaper recycling. Should also be good to make raised beds and retaining walls.

Great papercrete site.  He has forms blueprints and dvds -- papercrete, fibercrete, fibrous concrete - Living in Paper

He has forms blueprints and dvds -- papercrete, fibercrete, fibrous concrete - Living in Paper

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